"I'm telling Joe to stay off of subways, planes, TV news programs, pretty much everywhere, actually."
-- Lee Baber of Charlotte
"As I've stated before, America will not be a country that initiates torture."
-- Ritchie Oliphant, Mooresville
"Look, it's like Rahm said, "Never let a crisis go to waste."
-- Diane Ramseur, Albemarle
"The mask is not for containing germs, it's for stopping panic."
-- Carolyn Hudson, Columbia, SC
"It's not for swine flu, it's for foot-in-mouth disease!"
-- from almost everyone
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Here's a selection of some of the other better lines we received:
"This is a precautionary measure since the virus targets the young and the immature."
"You can't catch what he's got."
"It's a gaffe mask!"
"He's got the fluency flu."
“No, it’s a muzzle.”
"No, Joe, the Swine Flu is not named after John Edwards."
"Meet Joe the Mummer!"
"Some cover-ups make sense!"
"The virus is becoming more manageable."
"They said it would be when swine flew if I got elected."
“Should anyone come in contact with the Vice-President, please avoid all questions.”
"Swine flu over the cuckoos nest!"
"It's an attempt to prevent the Whine flu"
“Now if we can only get him to wear duct tape when speaking in public.”
"Pay no attention to the man behind the mask!"
"Even the swine flu scare has a silver lining."
"Joe's happy, he's safe from the flu. I'm happy, I'm safe from Joe's mouth."
Please join us again Monday, May 11, for a new cartoon caption challenge.